Date: Wed, 27 Mar 1996 06:11:37 -0800 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: Lavatory = ? I've always cringed when someone has said "The dog went to the bathroom on that tree." My favorite movie line was delivered by Richard Burton in Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf when he staggers in and drunkenly asks, "Where's your euphemism?" Seth Sklarey ==== Allen Mayberry wrote: >In a related note, having installed a newer more efficient model, I was >giving away the old toilet at a garage sale. At one point someone asked >me, "How much for that bathroom?" It didn't register with me immediately >and he repeated "I'll take that bathroom over there." I have no idea where >he was from originally, but that was a usage I hadn't heard before here in >the Northwest. > >Allen >maberry[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]